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- Noble, Rachel T., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Water research 2012 v.46 no.18 pp. 5871-5882
- Bacteroides; Enterococcus; brackish water; climate; dissolved oxygen; ecology; environmental factors; human health; humans; indicator species; models; monitoring; rain; recreation; salinity; seafoods; shellfish; water harvesting; water quality; North Carolina
- ... Coastal and estuarine waters are the site of intense anthropogenic influence with concomitant use for recreation and seafood harvesting. Therefore, coastal and estuarine water quality has a direct impact on human health. In eastern North Carolina (NC) there are over 240 recreational and 1025 shellfish harvesting water quality monitoring sites that are regularly assessed. Because of the large numbe ...
- Noble, Rachel T., et al. Show all 16 Authors
- Water research 2012 v.46 no.7 pp. 2176-2186
- Enterococcus; coliform bacteria; deglutition; diarrhea; gastrointestinal system; indicator species; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; rapid methods; risk; sand; streams; urban runoff
- ... BACKGROUND: Traditional fecal indicator bacteria (FIB) measurement is too slow (>18 h) for timely swimmer warnings. OBJECTIVES: Assess relationship of rapid indicator methods (qPCR) to illness at a marine beach impacted by urban runoff. METHODS: We measured baseline and two-week health in 9525 individuals visiting Doheny Beach 2007–08. Illness rates were compared (swimmers vs. non-swimmers). FIB m ...
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